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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 1, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta J8 THE IETHERIOGE HERAIO Saturday, September 1, 1973------------------- Cubs fall three off the pace as Pirates charge ucs trying to board ship By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Pittsburgh Pirates moved to within one game of first-place St. Louis Cardinals in the Na-1 t.ional League East by sweeping Chicago Cabs 7-0 and 5-2 in a doubleheailer Friday night. That's the closest Pittsburgh has been to first place since May U. but manager Bill Vir- don wasn't about to get excited about the two baseball wins. "Just two more ball games." he said. "They're all big from here on, but day to day is the only way we can play." In Friday's other National League games. New York Mets downed "the Cardinals 6-4 in 10 innings. Montreal Expos topped Philadelphia Phillies 5-2, Cincin- nati Reds pounded San Diego Padres 104. Houston" Astros de- feated, Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 and Atlanta Braves whipped San Francisco Giants 10-4. I Virdon explained that he didn't regard Friday's double- i header sweep as crucial be- cause "we could leave after i Wednesday's game with St. I Louis and be right back where we started tonight." Five consecutive two-out sin- gles in the 10th inning produced i three runs and carried the Mets I past the Cardinals. Bernie Alien hit a two-run homer and Mike Marshall gained his 26th save for the Expos as they dropped the Phillies into last place in the I National League East. Tony Perez knocked in five i runs with a single, a double and i his 22nd homer and Dan Dries- sen Collected four hits for tie Reds. Lee May's two-run homer in i the ninth gave the Astros their win to cut the Dodgers' Na- i tional League West lead over I the Reds to three games. i. Pitcher Roric Harrison slammed a three-ran homer in I Atlanta's decisive seven-run i third inning against San Fran- I Cisco's 20-game winner, Ron Bryant. j Today, the Cubs start Milt j Pappes, 6-10. against the Pi- I rates' Brace Kison, just re- i called from the minors, in a day game. Other day games have the Braves at San Fran- cisco, the Mets at St. Louis, and Expos at Philadelphia, the As- tros at Los Angeles and the i Reds at San Diego. The schedule is repeated Sun- except at San Francisco, i where the Braves and Giants I play a doubleheader. A's delivering kayo punches ANDY CAPP By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Oakland A's have Kansas City I Royals oil the ropes in the American League East race and are set to deliver knockout i1 punches with a left and a rieht. The Cubs, who led the East i Rovals will have their by games in June, fell three j hands, full with Jim Hunter and FALL THREE BACK Bert Campaneris delivered i the vanning run with a sacrifice I fly in the ninth inning. After the j blow broke a 7-7 tie. the scored two insurance runs on Bando's inside-the-park home run. The A's came back to win .L-f DON'T SEE THE 3iNT IN THE5E OECK-CHAIRS ALL WAY TO THE COAST WE CAN ALWAYS RENT SOME SOWN THESE FOR ONE THING-, THE-f CHARGE ABOUT I TEN PENCE A BAV, LIKETD5E V INDEPENDENT games behind the Cardinals. j vida Blue coming says after an early four-run deficit. A crowd of more than I third baseman Sal Just waning Mike Jergenson c- the .Montreal Expos is met by Philadelphia Phillies' third base- rnart Cssar Tovcr just shcr of third base Friday night. Jorgenson was attempting to steal third in the fifth inning of the game. largest at Pittsburgh since j whose inside-the-park home run opening day. watched as the Pi-1 helped the A's to a dramatic 10- rates took the opener 7-0 behind 7 win over the Royals Friday the seven-hit pitching of Jim j night. Kooker and Willie StargelPs ''This 002 gave us a Pedro Garcia slugged a tie- T breaking home run in the eighth inning, giving the Brewers a 3-2 win in their first game. In the .second game. Dave May stroked a two-out, I3ih-in trailing. J7-3 T BV THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Minnesota Vikings un- knowingly Miami Dol- phins' record 23-game National Football Lsague unbeaten streak one year ago. then ended it dramatically Friday night. The Vikings siunned the per Bow! champions 20-17 on Fred Cox" 25-yard field goa! at Becuty Salon 503 7th St. S. PHONc 328-0197 In other NFL exhibitions Fri- day nighl, Denver Broncos the final gun "in their exhibition i edged Buffalo Bills 16-14 and game. j Los Anseles Rams trimmed San It was Miami's first setback j Diego Chargers 30-17. since their next-tb-last exhibi-' Nine more pre-season games ticn game of 1S72. a 27-24 loss to wil! be played today. In an Washington Redskins. afternoon contest. New York Gi- After the defeat by Washing- ton, the Dolphins beat Min- nesota 19-17 in their final exhi- bition, then won 14 straight! Lions at Cleveland Browns, Bal- ragular-season games, three in i timore Colts at Houston Oilers, the" playoffs, and were unbeaten j Kansas City Chiefs at Dallas in five previous pre-season con- j Cowboys, New York Jets at tests this year, including a tie i New Orleans Saints, Pittsburgh three-run homer, his 36th. i said Bando after the victory j rung single, scoring George bet I'm whipped." said I over the Royals put Oakland 5Vi j Scott with the winning run just Rooker. who went the distance'-------- despite high humidity and an 1 air pollution alert. "I don't know if I can make it home." The nightcap was tied 2-2 go- ing into the last of the fourth I inning when Richie Hebner stroked Ferguson Jenkins's first 1 pitch into the right-field seats. The Pirates play the Cubs in single games today and Sunday, j then open a four-game series with the Cardinals. games ahead of Kansas City heading into the last month of the season. In Friday's other American League games, Milwaukee Brewers beat Boston Red Sox 3- 2 in the first game of a double- header before taking the second 5-4 in 13 innings. New York Yankees stopped BaKimore Ori- i oles 5-2, Cleveland Indians trimmed Detroit Tigers .6-3, "Minnesota Twins ripped Texas i Rangers 11-2 and Chicago White Sox downed California Angeis 7- HAVEX'T LET UP "We're in the countdown now." said Oakland manager ants face Philadelphia Eagles at Princeton, N.J. i At night, it will be Detroit: with Chicago Bears. No down Payment on Your AH Purpose Account Our complete service assures that your brakes perform cs new. Folly licensed mechanics guarantee complele satisfaction. HERE'S WHAT WE DO Turn all 4 brake drums. install new oversize bonded linings arced to fit new drum circumference. Inspect all wheel cylinders. Inspect master cylinder and lines. Re-pack front wheel bearings. Road test. Free mile brake adjustment. Disc Brake Service Extra. TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY ON1Y CALL 328 9231 SERVICE STATION HOURS: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Doily Thursday ond Friday unlil 9 p.m. Centra Village 2nd and 13th St. N. I Stselers at Green Bay Packers, I St. Louis Cardinals at I Bears, and San Francisco at Oakland Raiders. In a Sunday nij England Patriots the Redskins. "Any time you beat the world champions, it has to be satis- fying." said Minnesota Coach Bud Grant, whose Vikings now are 4-0. "Wliat ignited us? Pride. And I think we were Dick Williams. "This club i hasn't let up all season. The i worst we can come out of this series is losing a game off our Isad to the Royals." Williams didn't risk a jinx by i saying it, but a sweep com- j I picked by the right-handed j i Hunter and left-handed Blue to- j i day and Sunday would give the j A's a bulge. i "We'll just have to go out and i Detroit. before a curie i that would have ended the game. Mel Stcttlemyre. who hadn't a victory to show for nine starts since July 13. got the win for the Yankees, who snapped an losing-streak, their longest since 1953. Cleveland raked Mickey Lol- i ich for four runs in the first two innings, two of them on Dave Duncan's first-inning single and the winner on an infield out by Walt Williams. Rod Carew, the league's lead-; ing hitter, raised his batting av- j erage to .354 with a three-tor- j five performance and drove in i three runs for the Twins. Ed Herrmann slugged a home run and Wilbur Wood won his 22nd game for the White Sox. Hunter, who will be going after his 18th win. will be op-; posed by Kansas City's Al Ftiz- morris in today's game between the A's and Royals. Today's other games have the Red Sox -VOU'LL THANK ME LATER, ELR1CH TIRE I I ss: NATIONAL LEAGUE Ess! AMERICAN LEAGUE MANAGER SUSPENDED j EUGENE, Ore. (AP) The manager of Portland Maver- icks. Hank Robinson, has been suspended for a year by the! _______________ 49ers I President of th.e Northwest! ths'next two." "said Kansas j York- tlle Twins st Texas, League for punching an umpire city manager Jack McKeon. j the Angels at Chicago. the Orioles at Naw and St. Louis PittsBurgh Chicaso Wcnrresl New York Los Anp-clOS Cincinnati Son Francisco HOLStci! Atlanta San Diego W L Pet. GSL 63 Li ,5C" 65 65 V- 69 y.8l 3'i n ii 71 ..'M tl 72 .J63 6 Cleveland 52 .615 i Oakland West 30 55 .593 73 59 .553 i9 .50' 65 70 45 85 .361 3 i Kansas City 6'; I Minnesota 15 j Chicago 13 California 2J Texas W L 76 72 62 71 6-'. 69 66 67 57 78 t 79 5-! 71 60 6.'. e> 61 70 6! 68 .16 E7 Pet. .565 .537 .526 .511 .496 .422 .594 .552 .431 .478 .473 .346 GBL 5 Ills 21 5V, 16 33 a basaball game last whose club "has to do exactly! That schedule weekend. Robinson, who says that to stay in the ballgame. i Sunday, umpire -Roy Dreke pushed him j twice before Robinson struck j him faces a possible lifetime is repeated ban from' organized professional baseball. RANGERS TRADE PAUL ARLINGTON. Texas AP> Texas Rangers announced Fri- stronger at the end of the game j day thev -have jtcher and that's important. The come I back was great, but it doesn't j count yet." Cox' winning field goal was i set up by a fumble recovery by linebacker Jeff Siemon. He picked up Marlin Briscoe's fumble at the Minnesota 37 and j ran it to the Miami 28. The Dolphins had held a 17-3 j lead with remaining, but j Fran Tarkenton rallied the Vik- Maike Paul. 5-4, to Chicago j Cubs for a player to be named j later. The Rangers also said j they have recalled right hander i Rick Henninger from Spoke, j Spokane of the Pacific Coast i League. j Martin nailed with suspension DETROIT 'ou can I and do it too. The! can League for instructing his league president couldn't toler- pitchers to throw spitballs in ate that. when _ j. T 6t- Thursday night's loss to Cleve- land Indians. t The action by league presi- Fnday, snd son; "Lonborg Scarce (7i, 'Cul- vsr (8J and Boone. HR: '21. York .Ill 001 000 6 11 1 St. Louis MO 000 COO 4 7 7 Sadecki, McGraw (2-6) (7) and Crete; Magy, Segui (6-6) fSV Folkers 1 (10', Pcna (10) Pnd Siemens. i Cincinnati 303 C31 13 2 San Diejo OCO A 8 0 Gu.'letr Carroll Carritners (7) Sosa (8) and Rader. HRs: All Harrison SF LEAGUE LEADERS AB R H Pet. Rose, Cin 563 98195 .3-14 Perez, Cin....... .174 5? ISO .316 Watson, Hou 511 87160 .313 Cardenal, Chi 453 74141 .311 Cedeno, Hou 43! 69134 .311 i Gerr, Atl 571 84176 .309 i Maddcx, SF 471 591.15 .305 AMI 392 61 120 .306 Singleton, iVIl 87 140 .304 GOOdSon. SF 3S-: 37 116 .302 Home runs: Johnson, Atlanta, 37: 34. Runs batted in: Stargell. y4; Bench, Cincinnati. 93. Pitching 11 decisions: Qsteen, Angeles, 16-6, .727; Stone, New York, 8-3, .727; Harrison, Atlanta. 9-4, .692. FRIDAY'S RESULTS FI.RST 1 Boston ......001 000 1 i Milwaukee 341 I Tiant (15-12) and. Champion, Short Velazquer (2-2) Ed P.cd- riguez (9) and Porter. HRs: I Gsrcia i SECOND Boston U2 001 000 000 6- 4 11 1 Milwaukee 010 101 100 000 i 13 9 Moret, Pole '6' Vecie Bolin '3> (10) Skok do) and Psrjs.-jr., Sell fS> (12) Short H2) Ed (12) and El Rodri- ouez. HRS: Mil Money (10) Coluc- cio Bcltimore coo 001 10 1 Now York' .100300 S S Palmer Jackscn (8) and Hen- dricks; Stot'lemyre (13-13) snd Mun- 50n. Cleveland 310 000 11 Detro't 000 125 363 Kekich Lamb Hilgendorf (6) and Ellis; '.slich AAillsr (9) snd Freetian. Oakland 030 Oil 13 J City "03 000 7 10 1 Odom '31. Pina Fin- gers 16-6) 'Si and Fosse; Splittorff, Bird (4-4) (7) end Healv, Taylor (41. HRs: (2) Minnesota J20 141 001-11 l 101 J 10 0 Fife '2-M, Corbin (7) and M.ittsr- Merritt (5-101, Gogciewski Alien Foucault (8) and Sudakis. California 000 020 2 10 1 Ch'csgc 012 001 7 11 0 Sinner (17-11V Barber Sells (8) and Torborg, Stelmazek Wood 18V Accsta (8i and Herrmann. HR: LEAGUfi LEADERS AB Carew, 292 Horton, Det 338 Murcer, NY 519 May, Mil 523 AAunson, NY Davis, Bal R H Pef. S3 174 .35< 37 110 .325 70 163 80 162 71 133 .310 .30? 453 45 1M .300 508 M 152 .299 .298 .298 Ken- 326 J9 97 SO 147 Jackson, 31: Otis, Oils. KC Jackson, Cok Northrun, Det Mil Home, runs: 535 City, 25, Runs bfittcd In: Jackson, 105: May- berry, Kansas City, 93. Pitchincj 11 decisions: Hunter, Oak- land, 17-3, McDaniel, New York. 11-3, .786. handed SOUTHERN ALBERTA OPEN HORSESHOE CHAMPIONSHIPS MON, SEPT. 3, 1973 (LABOR DAY) 10 A.M. AT INDIAN BATTLE PARK LETHBRIDGE; ALBERTA SINGLE AND DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIPS DOUBLE KNOCKOUT Trophies for champions and runners up In both event! Horton retired after the 1971- 72 season when he Was with Pittsburgh. Horton, who owns a chain of doughnut outlets in Ontario, Martin was not immediately played for Toronto Maple Leafs available for comment on the i for 19 years after graduating suspension Friday and he got j from St. Michaels Majors in 678-4 PLY POLYESTER TIRES I little support from Tiger gen- eral manager Jim Campbell. I FINDS NO FAULT "I can't find any fault with Cronin's said Camp- i bell. I "He did what he had to do. "It's wrong for a manger to tell his players to cheat, to break the rules. This is an hon- i est game, j "Just because somebody is the Ontario Hockey Association junior A series. He went from Toronto to New York Bangers in a 1970 trade and then moved to Pittsburgh. He was picked up by the Sabres in an intra-league draft in 1972. He was an NHL first-team all-star in 1963-64, 1967-fiS and 1058-69. He made the second all- star team in 1953-54, 1962-63 and 1966-67. ELRICH TIRE LTD. "YOUR FIRESTONE DEALER" COMPLETE; 402 lit Avrf Swift SERVICE 327-6886 or 327-4445 ;